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Visit Glass House Winery

In Things to Do in Charlottesville by xponent21

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Take a trip to paradise without leaving Charlottesville when you escape to Glass House Winery. Just off the Monticello Trail, it’s nestled on 12 acres of vineyards where they craft delicious wines and homemade chocolates. Whether you stop in for the day and enjoy a tasting and live local music, or you’re coming by to purchase some of their homemade chocolates, you won’t want to leave!

About Glass House Winery

Glass House Winery crafts artisan wines made only from the grapes grown on their property and their region of Virginia. In addition to their homey tasting room, you’ll step into a tropical rainforest when you enter the conservatory. Full of lush, tropical plants, you can grab a table in the glass room to enjoy views, wines, and chocolates in a tropical environment–no matter the season!

Wines & Chocolates

The carefully crafted, delicious wine of Glass House Winery embodies local flavors of the region. From red and white wines to dessert wines, each has it’s own unique flavor and is of the highest quality. Thursdays through Sundays, stop by between noon and 5:30 for a tasting or stay till 9 pm on Fridays. Tastings are $10, and $12 if you want to take home a glass. Guests are welcome to bring food for a picnic or purchase some of their cheeses, meats, crackers, and more.

In addition to their delectable wine selection, they also hand-make gourmet chocolates! Their flavors range from Cherry Chilli, Earl Grey, Salted Peanut Butter, Sangria, and more. Additionally, their chocolates are available in 12 and 4 piece boxes. Stop by to enjoy wine, and maybe even pair it with one of their gourmet chocolates!

Upcoming Events

On Fridays and Sundays, Glass House Winery features live music from local bands and artists, as well as food trucks. Friday, March 6th, visit Glass House Winery to hear the music of the Local Vocals and enjoy food from the Pena Food Truck! Performing fan favorites from Zac Brown Band, Jimmy Buffet, and the Eagles, you won’t want to miss this group. Sunday, March 8th, Greg Ward will be performing groovy, reggae tunes. What better way to end your weekend? On Friday, March 13th, come by and hear the Bobby Midnight Band for some rhythm and blues. While you’re there, grab some food from the 106 Food Truck. Live music will continue through the spring on Fridays and Sundays! To see any upcoming performers, visit their calendar.

For a weekend well spent, stop by the Glass House Winery to support a local winery and local artists. Whether you grab a table down by the lake, out on the deck, or inside the conservatory, you are sure to take in spectacular views, hear some good music, and sip on exquisite wine.

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